Program Guide in Mediaroom
|Developer(s)||Microsoft and Ericsson|
|Initial release||July 2007|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows
Android (operating system)
|Platform||Set Top Box
Video game console
Ericsson Mediaroom is a collection of software for operators to deliver IPTV (IPTV) subscription services, including content-protected, live, digital video recorder, video on demand, multiscreen, and applications. These services can be delivered via a range of devices inside and outside customers' homes, including wired and Wi-Fi set top boxes, PCs, tablets, smartphones and other connected devices – over both the operator's managed IP networks as well as "over the top" (OTT) or unmanaged networks.
According to a marketing firm, Ericsson Mediaroom was the market leader in IPTV for 2014.
Microsoft announced an UltimateTV service from DirecTV in October 2000, based on technology acquired from WebTV Networks (later renamed MSN TV). The software was called the "Microsoft TV platform" (which included the Foundation Edition). The UltimateTV developers in Mountain View, California were eliminated by early 2002. By June 2002, Moshe Lichtman replaced Jon DeVaan as leader of the division as more reductions were announced.
On February 6, 2014, Ericsson announced it had entered into an agreement to purchase multiscreen video platform company Azuki Systems. Azuki Systems was renamed Ericsson Mediaroom Reach.
As of June 2016, Ericsson Mediaroom TV was used in 65 commercial deployments in 34 countries, delivering services to over 16 million households via more than 30 million devices.
Ericsson Mediaroom TV platforms are offered by 90 operators,[when?] including AT&T, CenturyLink, Telus, Bell Canada (including Bell MTS), Hargray, Singtel, Telefónica SA, Cross Telephone, and Portugal Telecom.
- Windows Media Center
- Interactive television
- Smart TV
- List of smart TV platforms and middleware software
- 10-foot user interface
- Set-top box
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